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Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise
A major flood event is under way in the lower St. Lawrence River with levels in some areas above 2017 peaks, while levels throughout the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River system are expected to keep rising significantly this coming week due to rainfall across the basin. The Lake Ontario outflows are being adjusted as Ottawa River flows into the... Read More

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed
Finch – Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting above freezing temperatures for the rest of the week. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 40 mm are possible Thursday to Saturday. Since issuing the last statement on April 8, the South Nation Conservation (SNC) rain gauges have recorded 20 to 30 mm of rain. Soil across the jurisdiction is saturated, and... Read More

FREEZING RAIN WARNING For Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa

FREEZING RAIN WARNING For Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa
A FREEZING RAIN WARNING is in effect for Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa. Freezing rain overnight and Monday morning. A band of freezing rain will move in after midnight tonight, and will likely persist over Eastern Ontario well into Monday morning. Ice accretion amounts near 5 millimetres are quite... Read More

No Charges to Issue in Relation to Shooting Death of Man at OPP Morrisburg Detachment

No Charges to Issue in Relation to Shooting Death of Man at OPP Morrisburg Detachment
Mississauga – The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against an Ontario Provincial Police officer in relation to the shooting death of 43-year-old Babak Saidi on December 23, 2017 at the Morrisburg OPP detachment. Full Director’s Report (with Incident Narrative, Evidence, and Analysis & Director’s Decision):https://www.siu.on.ca/en/directors_reports.php.  The SIU... Read More

Winchester Hospital Hosting Free Family Day Skate on February 18th!

Winchester Hospital Hosting Free Family Day Skate on February 18th!
Winchester – The Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Foundation is hosting a FREE Family Skate Day on Monday, February 18th from 11 am to 1 pm at the Morrisburg Arena. Every participant will receive a free hot dog and a hot chocolate – and will be entered in a draw for door prizes! There will also be other surprises and face painting... Read More

Smile! Smile! Smile! $10,451 Raised for Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Family Care Fund

Smile! Smile! Smile! $10,451 Raised for Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Family Care Fund
It was smiles all around at the cheque presentation ceremony with (l-r): Robert St. Denis (Owner), and employees Kathy Barkley, Justin Boyer and Mackenzie Wright. – Submitted Photo Winchester – Every fall, there are a few extra smiles in Winchester, Long Sault and Morrisburg – thanks to the Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign. In fact, more than 10,000 of them... Read More

Freezing rain warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls-Eastern Lanark, Morrsiburg-Cornwall

Freezing rain warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls-Eastern Lanark, Morrsiburg-Cornwall
Freezing rain is expected in the above regions overnight into Friday morning. Snow or snow mixed with ice pellets will begin this evening or overnight and change to freezing rain overnight. Freezing rain is then expected to change to rain Friday morning. However, the freezing rain may persist a bit longer in the Ottawa Valley area. Travel may be impacted... Read More

Special weather statement in effect for: Smiths Falls – Lanark, Morrisburg – Cornwall for Thursday Night!

Special weather statement in effect for: Smiths Falls – Lanark, Morrisburg – Cornwall for Thursday Night!
A period of freezing rain possible Thursday night. Precipitation ahead of a low pressure system on Thursday evening is expected to begin as snow or freezing rain before changing over to rain as temperatures warm up significantly. The exact duration of freezing rain is difficult to predict at this time however travel could be impacted or become hazardous at times.... Read More

Annual Terry Fox Runs Being Held Around Our Region This Sunday

Annual Terry Fox Runs Being Held Around Our Region This Sunday
Leeds & Grenville, Dundas – The annual Terry Fox Run is being held at various locations around our region this Sunday, September 16th. Terry Fox was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer) in his right leg in 1977 and had his leg amputated 15 cm (six inches) above the knee. While in hospital, Terry was so overcome by the suffering... Read More

Body Found in St. Lawrence River Near Morrisburg

Body Found in St. Lawrence River Near Morrisburg
Prescott – On September 9, 2018, at approximately 6:00PM the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were informed that a civilian had located a deceased body, in the St. Lawrence River, near the village of Morrisburg. The male located, matched the description of the 25 year old missing male, from Brampton, Ontario. The identification of the located... Read More